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Wall Street Meltdown by Redux

March 19, 2009


Wall Street’s Best Investment I: Paying for Policy in Washington

March 4, 2009


By Robert Weissman March 4, 2009 Financial deregulatory mania over the last three decades led directly to the current financial meltdown. Were the deregulators acting out of principle? Perhaps. But it couldn’t have hurt that the financial sector invested a staggering $5.1 billion in political influence purchasing in the United States over the last decade. […]